Join local and independent authors to learn about their books.  Our first Independent's Day Book Fair aims to put readers in touch with our rich community of local and independent authors.

Swarthmore Public Library is delighted to present an Art in August series featuring artists from the Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists.  The MCGOPA will have an exhibit installed in the Swarthmore Borough Hall.

Our 3rd Weekly Mission of the Summer is underway! For Week Three (Monday, June 29th - Friday, July 3rd) your mission is: 

Visit our "Children" page to sign up for Summer Reading Club! Registration is now open.

We are delighted to offer a new museum pass program at Swarthmore Public Library.  We have 7 passes now available.  Our Museum Pass program will enable library patrons to visit several venues, offering educational, informational, recreational, and cultural opportunities for people of all ages as per the mission statement of the library.  

Welcome to Swarthmore Public Library

A community treasure since 1929, Swarthmore Public Library has a great collection of books for adults and children.  We also have dvds, books on CD, music cds, great courses, and more.  The Library also hosts frequent programs for children, and for adults.  Do you have a library card?

Open House Cancelled

Please note that the Open House planned for Friday, May 22nd to honor retiring director Sharon Ford has been cancelled due to a death in the family.  


Science in the Summer Register Now!

Scicence in the Summer Registration begins today, May 4 at noon.  Space is limited. Registration is online.   The class is first come, first served.  



Spring Book and Bake Sale

SAVE THE DATES -- The Friends of the Swarthmore Public Library Spring Book and Bake Sale will take place on Thursday 7th, Friday 8th, and Saturday 9th of May.  Hours are Thursday and Friday 9am until 7pm, and Saturday 9am until 2pm. The last day for accepting book donations is Sunday, May 3rd. 

New Swiss Farms App Supports Swarthmore Public Library with 3%

If you buy milk or other essentials at Swiss Farms on South Chester Road, you can direct 3% of your purchase to the Swarthmore Public Library.  You also earn 5% rewards for yourself.


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